Criminal Defense Blog

Sara Caplan is a criminal defense attorney, and she also handles immigration matters. She was Of Counsel to Christensen, Miller, Fink, Jacobs, Glaser, Weil & Shapiro from 1995 to 2006, and before that had her own office and worked with Robert Shapiro, including representation of OJ Simpson and other well known celebrities athletes and musicians. She is a litigation attorney specializing in criminal defense (state and federal), professional administrative hearings (such as medical, dental, nursing, and real estate boards) and immigration matters.

Title IX Investigations

Published: Dec 14, 2017

Although the United States Secretary of Education, Betsy De Vos, rescinded the requirement that Title IX investigations be determined by the preponderance of the evidence standard, in California, that standard is still mandatory. In September 2014,...

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Sara Caplan is co counsel with Robert Shapiro in cold case murder trial in Los Angeles.

Published: Jul 16, 2014

Douglas Bradford entered his ex-girlfriend’s studio in the summer of 1979 wielding a weapon he had fashioned at home: a garrote made of wooden mop handles connected by a thick wire, a prosecutor said Monday. He wrapped the wire around her neck and...

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Major Favorable Immigration Decision by Criminal Defense Attorney Sara L. Caplan

Published: Mar 20, 2014

Today, I proudly enjoyed one of the most rewarding experiences of my entire 29 years of practicing law. After 8 years of very intense and difficult litigation with the U.S. Government, my client, who is a homosexual, ethnic Chinese and Christian man of...

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Los Angeles Criminal Attorney Awards